The Journal of Folklore and Education announced the release of its new volume, "Creative Texts | Creative Traditions." The volume features case studies, lesson plans, and research that use folklore’s values of context, candor, use, imagination, and love to help students to craft text with authentic purpose and consequences.
The Local Learning Network recently launched two new websites to increase access, visibility, and usefulness of their resources and publications.
The Folklore and Education Section co-conveners, Jan Rosenberg and Rebecca Smith, are happy to share a list of folklore and education related sessions at the upcoming AFS Baltimore meeting that may be of interest to attendees. Paddy Bowman compiled the list and
The Folklore and Education Section will now publish items of interest on the AFS website in an online incarnation of the Folklore and Education Newsletter. All news and announcements, reports, features or notes that concern folklore and education can be published as they
Explore “Cooking with Folklore”: an adventure for the taste buds across the interdisciplinary realm of food. Collected by Folklore and Public Culture students at the University of Oregon, the recipes included in this cookbook are representative of Italian, English, German, Dutch, Irish,
By Zoe van Buren, Folklife Specialist, North Carolina Arts Council – At the North Carolina Arts Council, the Folklife Program is in its 13th year administering the Traditional Arts Programs for Students (TAPS) program, which has had incredible success across the state supporting
By James Deutsch, Program Curator, Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage — Cultural Research and Education at the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage encompasses scholarly and collaborative research, the development of resources for schools and educators, professional training, and the production of
Tim Evans, Associate Professor of Folk Studies & Anthropology at Western Kentucky University, teaches the Folklore & Education course for master’s students and has shared his course syllabus with the Section. Syllabus (pdf)
The Spring 2017 Newsletter of the Folklore and Education Section of the American Folklore Society is available here as a pdf. Contents: New resources Gregory Hansen rounds up the latest books, websites, and other resources in folklore and education, page 2Smithsonian news Updates
The Spring 2016 Newsletter of the Folklore and Education Section of the American Folklore Society is available here as a pdf. Contents: New resources Gregory Hansen rounds up the latest books, websites, and other resources in folklore and education, page 3Smithsonian news Updates about